Opinions Jan. 14, 2016

January 14, 2016
KEYWORDS Opinions / neglect

7th Circuit Court of Appeals
The following opinion was issued after IL deadline Wednesday:
Kevin J. Loveless v. Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, Hammond Division at Lafayette.
Judge Joseph S. Van Bokkelen.
Civil. Affirms denial of Social Security disability benefits, rejecting Loveless’ contention that an administrative law judge’s determination affirmed by the district court that he could perform light work duties with restrictions minimized the opinion of his personal physician and disbelieved his testimony about the limiting effects of his impairments.

Thursday's opinions
Indiana Court of Appeals
David R. Neal v. Mark Sevier and the Indiana Department of Correction (mem. dec.)
Small claims. Affirms judgment in favor of Department of Correction.

Rodney Mosby v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Post conviction. Affirms denial of post-conviction relief.

Dennis Hankins v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Criminal. Affirms denial of motion to correct erroneous sentence.

In the Matter of the Termination of the Parent-Child Relationship of: N.T. (Minor Child) and W.T. (Father) v. The Indiana Department of Child Services (mem. dec.)
Juvenile. Affirms termination of parental rights.

Steven Wright v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Criminal. Affirms denial of motion to modify sentence.

Derek Jones v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Post conviction. Affirms denial of petition for post-conviction relief.

Pecan Shoppe of Whitestown, Inc. v. SJC, Inc. (mem. dec.)
Civil plenary. Affirms entry of summary judgment in favor of SJC.

Tobie Wilson v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Criminal. Dismisses Wilson’s appeal of denials of motions to dismiss criminal cases for failure to prosecute.

Shawn D. Harbert v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class B felony dealing cocaine.